Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed a number of issues, including the situation in Afghanistan with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels.



Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed a number of issues, including the situation in Afghanistan with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels.

“Federica Mogherini and Minister (Sushma) Swaraj discussed in depth foreign policy and security cooperation, namely on counter-terrorism, cybercrime, maritime security, as well as in the Indian Ocean,” the EU said in a statement following the meeting on Friday.

Both sides also addressed developments in their respective neighborhoods, such as the issues of Rohingya refugees, and the situation in Afghanistan and the Maldives, NDTV reported.

Mogherini also informed Sushma Swaraj on the preparation of a new EU Joint Communication on India, “which will provide direction for increased cooperation in the coming years, as well as the EU’s upcoming strategy to enhance EU-Asia connectivity”.


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